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dog fennel

n.
1. A weedy plant (Eupatorium capillifolium) in the composite family, native to the southeast United States and having pinnately divided leaves and long clusters of greenish flowers.
2. See mayweed.
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dog fennel

n
1. (Plants) another name for mayweed
2. (Plants) a weedy plant, Eupatorium capillifolium, of the southeastern US, having divided leaves and greenish rayless flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Noun1.dog fennel - weedy plant of southeastern United States having divided leaves and long clusters of greenish flowersdog fennel - weedy plant of southeastern United States having divided leaves and long clusters of greenish flowers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.dog fennel - widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discsdog fennel - widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discs
composite plant, composite - considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
Anthemis, genus Anthemis - dog fennel
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